# Map 3

Distant suburb makes up more than half of Vancouver census metropolitan area's population growth while its downtown has the highest population density in the country

## Map description

The title of the map is "Distant suburb makes up more than half of Vancouver census metropolitan area's population growth while its downtown has the highest population density in the country"

The absolute population growth of the downtown in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 8,416.

The absolute population growth of the urban fringe in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 11,974.

The absolute population growth of the near suburb in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 45,198.

The absolute population growth of the intermediate suburb in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 19,145.

The absolute population growth of the distant suburb in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 94,661.

The total absolute population growth of the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 179,394.

The proportion of the total population living in the downtown of the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 4.6%.

The proportion of the total population living in the urban fringe of the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 12.5%.

The proportion of the total population living in the near suburb of the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 25.9%.

The proportion of the total population living in the intermediate suburb of the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 15.7%.

The proportion of the total population living in the distant suburb of the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 41.3%.

The proportion of the total area of the downtown in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 0.2%.

The proportion of the total area of the urban fringe in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 2.3%.

The proportion of the total area of the near suburb in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 9.5%.

The proportion of the total area of the intermediate suburb in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 8.6%.

The proportion of the total area of the distant suburb in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is 79.3%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the downtown in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is +7.4%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the urban fringe in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is +3.8%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the near suburb in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is +7.1%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the intermediate suburb in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is +4.8%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the distant suburb in the Vancouver census metropolitan area is +9.5%.

**Note:** This figure is based on the primary downtown.

**Source:** Census of Population, 2016 and 2021 (3901).

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